Tag Archives: Shortwave Radio

Jonathan Marks on what went wrong with shortwave

Check out Jonathan Mark’s blog Critical Distance for his take on why many shortwave broadcasters have failed over the years. Hint: the same is true for any broadcaster regardless of delivery medium–content is king. Click here to read the full … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio Progreso

Earlier this week, I noted that Cuban medium wave station, Radio Progreso, was to begin broadcasting on 4,765 kHz shortwave, beginning October 1st at 00:30 UTC. I listened between 00:30 and 2:30 UTC on Oct 1st, but heard nothing other … Continue reading

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Starting tonight, Radio Progreso on shortwave

According to Arnie Coro at Radio Havana Cuba, the Cuban medium wave broadcaster Radio Progreso will begin an “experimental” shortwave broadcast on 4,765 kHz from 00:30 till 04:00 UTC on October 1st, 2013. For those of us living in North America, this broadcast … Continue reading

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Shortwave radio: the secret item found in many North Korean homes

I’m not surprised to find that North Korean families hide shortwave radios. After all, if it’s well hidden, and listened to privately, there is no way the government can monitor what is heard on shortwave, nor trace it back to the … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Voice of Russia

Syria is one of the biggest international news items at the moment. If you want to hear Russia’s side of the story, there’s no better place than via the Voice of Russia. Many thanks to Shortwave Radio Audio Archive contributor, Frank, … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Deutsche Welle

For your listening pleasure: a recording of the Deutsche Welle English service made this morning, September 3rd, starting at 04:00 UTC. Click here to download the recording as an MP3, or simply listen via the embedded player below (note about 40 … Continue reading

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A great weekend to catch some pirate radio action

Monday, September 2nd, is Labor Day throughout most of North America; shortwave pirates love to operate on long holiday weekends (though you can hear them most any weekend for that matter). So, if you’ve never heard a live pirate station … Continue reading

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